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  • Religion, Politics and Society in Britain, 800-1066by A E Redgate

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Using a comparative and broad perspective, Religion, Politics and Society in Britain 800-1066 draws on archaeology, art history, material culture, texts from charms to chronicles, from royal law-codes to sermons to poems, and other evidence to demonstrate the centrality of Christianity and the Church in Britain 800-1066. It delineates their contributions... more...

  • Later Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)by Stephen Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Later Roman Britain , first published in 1980, charts the end of Roman rule in Britain and gives an overall impression of the beginning of the so-called ?Dark Ages? of British history, the transitional period which saw the breakdown of Roman administration and the beginnings of Saxon settlement. Stephen Johnson traces the flourishing of Romano-British... more...

  • The British Imperial Century, 1815?1914by Timothy H. Parsons

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 21.99

    Ideal for adoption in introductory and upper-level classes in European and world history, this book provides a concise narrative account of the rise and fall of British imperialism. Focusing on the transition from informal to formal empire which broadened and intensified Britain's relations with Asia and Africa, Timothy Parsons describes the establishment... more...

  • The Norman Conquestby Hugh M. Thomas

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 20.99

    Exploring the successful Norman invasion of England in 1066, this concise and readable book focuses especially on the often dramatic and enduring changes wrought by William the Conqueror and his followers. From the perspective of a modern social historian, Hugh M. Thomas considers the conquest's wide-ranging impact by taking a fresh look at such... more...

  • The British Empireby Philippa Levine

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.99

    This is a broad survey of the history of the British Empire from its beginnings to its demise.  It offers a comprehensive analysis not just of political events and territorial conquests but paints a picture of what life was like under colonial rule, both for those who ruled and for those whose countries came under British authority. There has been... more...

  • Ruling England, 1042-1217by Richard Huscroft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    A new history of post-conquest England which makes the new kingdom accessible through a focus on its kings and how it was ruled, featuring the empire building dynasties. The central theme of the book is the rise and fall of English kingship during this period and at its heart is the central question of how the ruler of the most sophisticated kingdom... more...

  • The Empire of Cnut the Greatby Timothy Bolton

    BRILL 2008; US$ 173.00

    The reign of King Cnut the Great (1016-1035) marks a pivotal point in the history of both England and Scandinavia, yet his conquests and his consolidation of power remain under-appreciated and rarely studied. Almost all existing scholarship has been geographically centred on either England or Scandinavia. However, this study, through a series of studies... more...

  • The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Anglo-Saxon Englandby Michael Lapidge; John Blair; Simon Keynes; Donald Scragg

    Wiley 2013; US$ 195.00

    Widely acknowledged as the essential reference work for this period, this volume brings together more than 700 articles written by 150 top scholars that cover the people, places, activities, and creations of the Anglo-Saxons.  The only reference work to cover the history, archaeology, arts, architecture, literatures, and languages of England... more...

  • Empire and Scottish Societyby Esther Breitenbach

    Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 104.99

    An in depth study of the significance of Empire to Scots in the 19th Century more...

  • Die Anjou-Plantagenetsby Dieter Berg

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2003; US$ 19.15

    In Deutschland haben die Anjou-Plantagenets noch keine angemessene Würdigung erfahren, obwohl sie zu den wichtigsten Dynastien Englands zählen. Das vorliegende Buch verdeutlicht die Rolle dieses Herrschergeschlechts in England selbst sowie im Beziehungsgeflecht der übrigen Reiche Europas. Dargestellt wird die politische Ereignisgeschichte von Heinrich... more...